LENNY’S BOOK OF EVERYTHING by Karen Foxlee, HOW IT FEELS TO FLOAT by Helena Fox, THIS IS HOW WE CHANGE THE ENDING by Vikki Wakefield, and IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood have been shortlisted for the $30,000 Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature!
WILDER GIRLS by Rory Power and LAURA DEAN KEEPS BREAKING UP WITH ME by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Rosemary Valero O'Connell have been recognized as finalists for the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards in the LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult and LGBTQ Comics categories, respectively. The winners' ceremony will be held June 8th in New York City's NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, emceed by Saturday Night Live's Bowen Yang.
Nine InkWell books have been longlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards: ROOM FOR A STRANGER by Melanie Cheng; PEACE by Garry Disher; WEIRD, WONDERFUL, AMAZING by Tim Flannery; HOW IT FEELS TO FLOAT by Helena Fox; THE YELLOW NOTEBOOK: DIARIES Vol. I 1978 by Helen Garner; IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood; EXPLODED VIEW by Carrie Tiffany; THIS IS HOW WE CHANGE THE ENDING by Vikki Wakefield; and SAND TALK by Tyson Yunkaporta.
HOW IT FEELS TO FLOAT by Helena Fox,WHEN THE GROUND IS HARD by Malla Nunn, THE SECRETS OF MAGNOLIA MOON by Edwina Wyatt, and THE GOOD SON by Pierre Jacques Ober, Jules Ober & Felicity Coonan are Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Books of 2020. Congratulations, authors!
LENNY'S BOOK OF EVERYTHING by Karen Foxlee has been longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020, one of the UK’s oldest book awards for children and young people. According to the CILIP website, the list of twenty titles for the 2020 Medal were selected from a total of 162 nominations, read by an expert volunteer team of 14 children's and youth librarians from across the UK.
WEARING PAPER DRESSES by Anne Brinsden, A GIRL IN THREE PARTS by Suzanne Daniel, and SAND TALK by Tyson Yunkaporta have been shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards 2020. Congratulations, authors!